Self-Reliance #5
Hill Farmstead Brewery

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From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
American Pale Ale
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
92
Avg:
4.25 | pDev: 5.41%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
17
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 17, 2018
Added:
Oct 18, 2017
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
SCORE
92
Outstanding
Notes: American Pale Ale with New Zealand Motueka and New Zealand Cascade from Freestyle Farms.
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Rated: 4.25 by petermethot from New Jersey

Jan 17, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by smutty33 from Connecticut

Dec 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by grahuba from Connecticut

Nov 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4.27 by chippo33 from Vermont

Nov 28, 2017
 
Rated: 4.21 by 7irondave from Massachusetts

Nov 25, 2017
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
750 ml growler procured from the source.

This one pours a hazy bright yellow-ish, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like soft peachy hops, tangerine, and pine.

This is really quite wonderful. Motueka and Cascade is an intriguing hop combo. The Motueka definitely dominates, as this is fairly explosively fruity and tropical, with tangerine and peach mostly. There's a very slight bitterness on the finish.

This is really soft and pillowy, with a good level of carbonation and a high level of drinkablity.

This is a little more purely juicy bomb-y and hazy that I'm used from Hill Farmstead, but it's still super delicious.
Nov 21, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Nov 13, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by Philcassella from North Carolina

Nov 13, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Nov 11, 2017
 
Rated: 4.78 by Mattybuchs from Vermont

Nov 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by kjkinsey from Texas

Nov 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.54 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

Nov 04, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by acurtis from New Jersey

Nov 01, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by CharlesK from Pennsylvania

Oct 31, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Doc Ponds.
This was poured into a tall tulip.
The appearance was a fully hazy orange color with a finger and a half's worth of white foamy head. Slight lace wound around the cap and slid off at a moderate pace with a semi-foamy to bubbly lace.
The aroma had a wonderful blend of semi-sweet orange peel and juice with a whiff of mango and ended with a light scent of lemon rind bitterness.
The flavor was juicy bittersweet running through the orange peel and juice up front. Mango juicy sweetness melded in with the lemon rind subtly. Light aftertaste of all of the prior mentioned tastes coming together extremely nice.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a juicy softness flowing very nicely over my tongue. Carbonation felt good. The ABV felt appropriate. Fully juicy bittersweet finish.
Overall, very nicely done APA that I would have again.
Oct 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4.23 by Samact from Vermont

Oct 28, 2017
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Reviewed by BoldRulerVT from Vermont

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from the growler into HF stemware.
Pours a lovely medium blonde with tons of haze. One finger of sudsy head.
Aromas are a lot of orange peel, some pineapple and lots of hops.
Flavor is really nice, maybe a touch subdued but beautiful orange, mango and hops.
Mouthfeel is HF excellent.
Overall, a delicious HF pale Ale.
Oct 27, 2017
 
Rated: 4.3 by lochraneg from New Hampshire

Oct 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.21 by InspectorBob from New Jersey

Oct 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.04 by atrocity from Virginia

Oct 24, 2017
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Reviewed by anteatr23 from Massachusetts

4.49/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Bright hazy orange. Vibrant aroma of tropical juice. Balanced, bright, bready malt. Crushable to boot. Another great pale ale from Hill Farmstead.
Oct 23, 2017
Self-Reliance #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 21 ratings